Ground Water Canada

Ground-breaking ceremony for $64K upgrades to Shawinigan, Que.’s drinking water infrastructure

June 27, 2017  By Ground Water Canada

Shawinigan, Que. – The governments of Canada and Quebec and the City of Shawinigan are investing in projects to maintain water systems and ensure their efficiency to the tune of $64 million.

The project is receiving more than $48 million in joint financial assistance from the governments of Canada and Quebec under the Major Infrastructure Component of the Building Canada Fund‒Quebec. The City of Shawinigan is investing more than $16 million for a total government and municipal investment of more than $64 million.

Julie Boulet, Quebec minister of tourism, the minister responsible for the Mauricie region and member of the National Assembly for Laviolette; Pierre Giguère, member of the National Assembly for Saint-Maurice; and Michel Angers, mayor of Shawinigan, participated in the official ground-breaking ceremony marking the continuation of work to upgrade the city’s drinking water infrastructure.


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